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Western Kentucky Equine Field Day Scheduled for June 5

The field day will take place June 5, 2012, from 4-8 p.m. CDT at Darling 888 Ranch, located in Princeton, Ky. Read More

Cloning and Embryo Transfer Legal Issues

The legality of cloning and embryo transfer in horses were discussed at a recent equine law convention. Read More

Fourth Annual UK Equine Farm and Facilities Expo Scheduled

UK's Ag Equine Programs will host an Equine Farm and Facilities Expo Thursday, May 31, 2012, from 4-8 p.m. EDT Read More

Gluck Center Reproductive Health Faculty to Speak at WCERS

The West Coast Equine Reproduction Symposium IV will be held Nov. 27-29 in Buellton, Calif. Read More

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Elizabeth M. Woodward

Woodward has focused her research on endometrial inflammation after breeding. Read More

UK's Lawrence Receives Distinguished Service Professorship

Lawrence has been involved with UK's Ag Equine Programs since its inception as the Equine Initiative in 2005. Read More

UK Launching Study of Equine-Guided Leadership in Nurses

The study will assess if Equine Guided Leadership Education is effective at developing emotional intelligence. Read More

Fertilization and Early Pregnancy Loss in Mares

One of the most important causes of embryo loss during early gestation is post-breeding endometritis. Read More

Grayson-Jockey Club Funds Vaccination Immune Response Study

This project will evaluate NSAIDs' effect on a horse's ability to benefit from a commercial influenza vaccine. Read More

Gluck Releases Third Research Report

The University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Foundation published its 2011 Research Report in late March. Read More

Gluck Center Researchers to Speak at KER Conference

Martin Nielsen, DVM, PhD, Dipl. EVPC, and Amanda Adams, PhD, will present at the conference. Read More

Eastern Tent Caterpillar Egg Hatch Under Way in Central Ky.

Experts report that this year's Eastern tent caterpillar egg hatch is about a week ahead of average. Read More

Ionophore Intoxication in Horses

A recent recall of horse feed contaminated with the ionophore antibiotic monensin has prompted many questions. Read More

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Sanjay Sarkar

Sanjay Sarkar is a PhD candidate at the University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center. Read More

Like UK College of Agriculture on Facebook

The UK College of Agriculture has several equine-related Facebook pages with the latest news and information. Read More

Earlier Pasture Growth in 2012: Implications for Tall Fescue

In Kentucky and surrounding states, winter has been abnormally mild; pastures will likely "green up" earlier. Read More

Mild Winter Impacts Weed Emergence

The mild winter weather and excellent soil moisture have resulted in rapid growth of many cool-season weeds Read More

Weed of the Month: Yew, Taxus

Taxus species, frequently called "yew" are used as ornamentals in much of the eastern U.S. and Canada. Read More

Reproduction Facility Opens at UK Maine Chance Equine Campus

The grand opening celebration for the University of Kentucky's Equine Reproduction Facilities was held Feb. 2. Read More

UK's Equine Initiative Renamed UK Ag Equine Programs

The College of Agriculture instituted this name change to better reflect UK's breadth of equine offerings. Read More

Weed of the Month: White Snakeroot

White snakeroot is a warm-season perennial frequently found in shaded areas of pastures near streams or woods. Read More

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Stephen Coleman

Stephen Coleman completed his PhD in Veterinary Science at the UK under Jamie MacLeod, VMD, PhD. Read More

UK Study on Muscle Mass in Older Horses Under Way

A researcher is examining how age-related and geriatric disases affect protein metabolism. Read More

Breeding Soundness Exams for Stallions

A stallion must be in good physical condition and not overweight at the start of the breeding season. Read More

Broodmares' Nutritional Needs During Late Gestation

A pregnant mare should maintain a healthy weight to support both the fetus' and her own calorie needs. Read More